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Oscars quiz: Who won best supporting actress twice?

February 8, 2010 |  5:25 pm

If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins on March 7, she'll become the third star to claim the Oscar for best supporting actress twice. One of the current dual champs was Dianne Wiest ("Hannah and Her Sisters," 1986; "Bullets Over Broadway," 1994). Can you name the other? To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below.

Oscars Academy Awards supporting actress

ANSWER: Shelley Winters won two Academy Awards: ("The Diary of Anne Frank," 1959; "A Patch of Blue," 1965). One-time champs: Judi Dench ("Shakespeare in Love," 1998), Shirley Jones ("Elmer Gantry," 1960) and Vanessa Redgrave ("Julia," 1977).

Photos: "Shakespeare in Love" (Miramax), "Elmer Gantry" (United Artists), "Julia" (20th Century Fox), "A Patch of Blue" (MGM)


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